Burning the Witches

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Burning the Witches
Studio album by Warlock
Released 1984
Recorded Studio Klangwerkstatt, Düsseldorf, Germany
November, 1983
Genre Heavy metal
Speed metal
Length 35:33
Label Mausoleum (original Belgian release)
Vertigo (Europe)
Mercury (USA)
Producer Axel Thubeauville
Warlock chronology
--- Burning the Witches
(1984)
Hellbound
(1985)
Singles from Burning the Witches
  1. "Without You / Burning the Witches"
    Released: 1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! (favorable)[2]
Metal Forces (9/10)[3]

Burning the Witches is the self-produced debut album by German heavy metal band, Warlock. It was originally released by Mausoleum Records, but was re-released by Vertigo Records, which went on to release all future Warlock albums.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sign of Satan"   Rudy Graf 3:13
2. "After the Bomb"   Peter Szigeti, Graf 3:50
3. "Dark Fade"   Szigeti, Doro Pesch 4:07
4. "Homicide Rocker"   Graf 3:12
5. "Without You"   Szigeti, Pesch 5:25
6. "Metal Racer"   Graf 3:42
7. "Burning the Witches"   Graf 4:17
8. "Hateful Guy"   Graf, Pesch 3:41
9. "Holding Me"   Szigeti, Pesch 4:07
Total length:
35:33

Credits[edit]

Band Members[edit]

  • Doro Pesch – vocals
  • Peter Szigeti – guitar
  • Rudy Graf – guitar
  • Frank Rittel – bass
  • Michael Eurich – drums

Production[edit]

  • Recorded at Studio Klangwerkstatt, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Produced by Axel Thubeauville
  • Engineered by Ralf Hubert

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Warlock Burning the Witches review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  2. ^ Suter, Paul (5 April 1984). "Warlock 'Burning the Witches'". Kerrang! 65. London, UK: Spotlight Publications Ltd. p. 14. 
  3. ^ Doe, Bernard (1984). "Warlock - Burning the Witches". Metal Forces (3). Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  4. ^ "Warlock (Deu) - Burning the Witches". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2010-08-25.